What a score!
A 102-year-old soccer superfan received the message of a lifetime from the iconic David Beckham this week.
In a heartfelt video, the previous England captain thanked Mona Hurry, who “adores” the participant, for her unwavering assist throughout his profession.
Hurry, who resides within the Castor Lodge Care Home in Peterborough, was so “overwhelmed” by the sweet clip, the ability informed the BBC on Saturday. She “couldn’t believe he had accomplished something so particular for her,” the statement continued.
“He doesn’t have airs and graces,” Beckham’s self-described “oldest fan” gushed to the Mirror.
The 102-year-old was “overwhelmed” by the message from her soccer idol.ITV News
In the video, Beckham, 47, referred to as the World War II code breaker an “incredible lady.” During the struggle, Hurry served in the Women’s Royal Naval Service to “crack the secrets and techniques of German wartime communication,” Laura Mills, who works at the house, informed the BBC.
“Hey Mona, I simply needed to ship you a message as a result of all people at Castor Lodge, all the staff and, after all, your daughters, have stated what an incredible woman you’re,” Beckham said in the message.
“I additionally need to personally say thank you as a outcome of I know that you’ve adopted my profession —my whole career — and I know you’re a huge football fan,” he continued. “I’m sending lots of love for being an incredible individual.”
“So I simply wished to say thanks so much for all of the assist over the years.”
The care home even threw her a Beckham-themed party in honor of the special occasion.Castor Lodge Care Home
The sports activities fan obtained to enjoy soccer-themed cupcakes as nicely as Beckham-inspired items.Castor Lodge Care Home
The mega-fan even received a cardboard cut-out of the soccer star during the Beckham-themed celebration the home hosted.
“Mona adores David Beckham and loves to talk about him,” Mills advised the BBC. “She at all times says what a particular, lovely and charitable man he is.”
“She is an extremely sweet and sort girl herself, who always reaches out to everyone within the house to ask how they’re,” she fawned.
The World War II code breaker “adores” Beckham, Mills mentioned.Castor Lodge Care Home
Even Hurry’s daughters, Victoria and Maureen, had been in awe of the celebrity’s sweet message.
“It is years since I really have seen my mom with such a smile on her face,” Maureen told the Mirror. “Who knew a cut-out David Beckham was all it needed?! Thank you for doing this for her.”
“Absolutely amazing — my mom seems so animated and is smiling,” Victoria added. “Thank you all at Castor in your thoughtfulness and for making my mother a day to remember.”
Beckham’s video surprise comes as he was noticed with sports pal Tom Brady for a family pizza get together Thursday in Miami.